dashboard dining
n. Eating a meal while driving.
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Dashboard dining seems to be a phenomenon of our times. More and more busy people find their car takes the place of the breakfast table.
—Fran Berkoff, “Time to Go Back to Breakfast,” The Toronto Sun, August 23, 2000
1985 (earliest)
Ben's Shrimp House—Heaven is a bag of Ben's addictive french-fried shrimp. They're juicy, hot and non-greasy and make dashboard dining a delight.
—Margaret Sheridan, “Banquets on a budget,” Chicago Tribune, December 27, 1985
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